Best Albums of 2023, According to Dane

Best Albums of 2023

I’m not so presumptuous as to present my opinions as facts, but some interesting albums came out this year that others may enjoy just as much as I have. So here they are, in no particular order. Grails: Anches En Maat If you’re interested in psych synth-wave doomjazz post-rock, as you should be, you might … Read more

The Evolution of the Multiverse, from Olympus to Today

Parallel Universe

The idea of alternate realities has always inspired me to think beyond what’s possible in our 3 dimensions of time plus space. Fantasy, by its very existence, brings to mind the possibility of a time and place where physical laws work differently from our own, or are more flexible, leading to very different lives for its inhabitants. Read more

Frank Frazetta’s Influence

The Frank Frazetta Museum

Frank Frazetta’s paintings showed me that art could be primal and terrifying, portraying an ancient and primitive world, where the terror of the unknown lurked in every shadow. If you stare for a while, his paintings can make you forget that civilization exists, surrendering the notion that you’re protected from those monstrous creatures and cruel gods that tormented early humanity. Read more